ST. PAUL, Minn. - Grammy winning singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is taking his show on the road this summer, including a stop at Xcel Energy Center.
The tour, to support Sheeran's new album "÷," (pronounced 'divide') will come to St. Paul July 1. General sales kick off Friday, March 17 at 10 .a.m. via Ticketmaster or the Xcel Energy Center box office, with pre-sale powered by Ticketmaster Verified Fan begins Monday, March 13 at 10 a.m. Prices range from $37 to $97 plus fees.
The tour celebrates Sheeran's landmark third studio album, "÷." The album includes the universal hit singles, "Shape of You" and "Castle On The Hill," both of which made incredible chart entries after their simultaneous January release. "Shape of You" debuted at #1 on Billboard's "Hot 100" - Sheeran's first time atop the overall chart - and has remained there for six weeks total thus far. Meanwhile, "Castle On The Hill" entered the "Hot 100" at #6, establishing Sheeran as the first artist to ever have two singles make simultaneous top 10 debuts in the chart's 58-year history.
Sheeran is celebrating the announcement of the tour Wednesday morning with a live appearance in New York City's Rockefeller Center as part of NBC's TODAY "Citi Concert Series." The performance continues a long series of high profile media appearances supporting "÷," including NBC's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Saturday Night Live, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, CBS This Morning, and both the 59 Annual GRAMMY® Awards and the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards.